The reality that you live... Is your reality the same reality as other people. You all live in the same world, but the way you look at things is different. But is it the same reality???
First, what is reality? We can agree that reality is the notion of things as they exist. By looking at things and seeing their existence, that is their reality. However, not all things are the same and can be interpreted the same way. People look at things differently. People may look at the same thing on different occasions and can interpret them differently, but is it the same thing, or the same reality?
Our emotions also play a roll in our reality. The way we feel at the instant we look at something reflects the reality that we see. If you feel angry or sad, the reality that you see in one thing differs from someone who feels happy or excited. But you are looking at the same thing, right? For example, the rain can cause different realities on different people. For some, the rain might cause anger, while for others, the rain can cause sadness or another emotion. Also, when you look at the rain on one day, you might feel something, but when you look at the rain on another day, then you might change your feelings and your reality is different. Even if the rain and the surroundings are the same. The reality is the rain, but the way the rain is interpreted is very different.
So, what does that say about our reality? The notion of things as they exist need an interpretation of the way we see our reality. This means that we create our own reality because we interpret our surroundings differently from each other. This means that our realities are different. More importantly, we create our own realities, it depends how you look at it... all the time...
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one"
"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination"
- John Lennon